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Teacher Competency
TeachersTeacher Competency: the process by which an educator is judged to have the expertise and skill to handle a classroom. All test should be bias free and should judge the teacher's knowledge of subject matter, educational methods and strategies.
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AFT Standards for Teacher Competence in Educational Assessment of Students
Sage Journal
Bernier Mayo Article How About Teacher Competency Testing for All Teachers?
WJ Popham Article Teacher Competency Testing The Devil's Dilemma
Journal of Teacher Education
Judith Lohman Article Teacher Competency Tests in Selected States: Alternatives Exemptions and Scoring Flexibility
David E. Tanner Article The Competency Test's Impact on Teacher's Abilities
University of Washington-College of Education
Gains in Teacher Quality Article by Dan Goldhaber and Joe Walch Education Next
Article by Eric A. Hanushek Valuing Teachers: How much is a good teacher worth Hoover Institution-Stanford University
Article by Hal Urban Good Teachers share on special quality Catholic Education Center
Article by Richard M. Felder and Rebecca Brent North Carolina University How to Improve Teaching Quality
AFT Developed Study to Determine the Standard of Student Teachers
Journal for Educational Reform in Namibia
Findlaw Pro-Con New Today AFT Tenure Tenure History Scholarly Articles
Online Books
Assessment, Testing and Evaluation in Teacher Education.
Assessing Teacher Competency: Five Standards-Based Steps to Validate...
UNESCP OCT Competency Framework for Teachers.